Acetone (also known as Dimethyl Ketone) (Chemical formula: CH3COCH3)
Acetone is a basic organic chemical produced in single grade. It is a colourless liquid with an agreeable ether-like odour. It is used in numerous
organic synthesis either as solvent or as an intermediate. It is used in manufacture of bulk pharmaceuticals, agro-chemicals, dyestuffs, certain
explosives and downstream chemicals. Acetone is specifically used in manufacture of Isophorone, Diacetone, Alcohol, Methyl Methacrylate and Bishphenol A. Besides this, it is used in manufacture of certain rubber chemicals or Oxy Acethylene Cellulose Acetate. Acetone is classified under
Chapter 29 of the Custom Tariff Act, 1975 under the sub-heading 29141100. The Custom classification is indicative only and not binding on the scope of investigation.